Description: Terrace Steps and Urns to South and West of Brodsworth Hall
Date Listed: 11 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 334453
OS Grid Reference: SE5057207024
OS Grid Coordinates: 450572, 407024
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5574, -1.2380
SE50NW BRODSWORTH BRODSWORTH HALL
5/32 Terrace steps and
urns to south and
west of Brodsworth
Steps and urns. 1866-1867 for Charles Thellusson. Marble. 4 sets of steps:
3 sets along south garden front, the 4th set opposite west front. Each has
well-carved greyhounds (couchant and facing inwards) flanking a 7-rise flight
with ashlar-coped side walls ramping up to broad-rimmed urns on square bases.
Matching urns stand separately at each end of the south and west terrace.
Commissioned in Italy by Chevalier Casentini who provided many marble sculptures
for the interior of Brodsworth Hall (q.v.). Account books cited by Girouard (p.876)
note a consignment in 1867 of "..marble steps and figures and Fountain vase in
Mark Girouard, "Brodsworth Hall, Yorkshire", Country Life, Oct 10, 1963.
Listing NGR: SE5057207024
Source: English Heritage
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